Aviemore Bikes received Garmin devices as part of the project. Picture: VisitCairngorms Businesses in the Cairngorms are hoping to take advantage of a boom in cycling following the UCI Cycling World Championships which were held in Glasgow and elsewhere in Scotland this summer.
Bike hire shops and the Cairngorms Business Partnership have teamed up to map more than 650 miles of cycling routes across the national park.
The routes have been digitally mapped with turn-by-turn instructions and are available for locals and visitors to download for free to guide them on their cycling adventures.
Select bike rental shops have also been equipped with state-of-the-art GPS devices to assist customers when exploring the Cairngorms by bike.
The routes start in villages across the national park and explore paths and trails that link with businesses such as cafes along the way. Top Stories
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